[AFRI-Discuss] Fwd: Final call for nominations for AFRALO representatives to the ALAC
alan at isoc.org.za
Mon Mar 26 13:21:27 EDT 2007
This is the SOI for Menda forwarded as I believe JUSTA AFRICA has a
Begin forwarded message:
> From: JUSTA AFRICA <justafrica2001 at yahoo.com>
> Date: 26 March 2007 7:14:05 PM
> To: alan at isoc.org.za
> Subject: Final call for nominations for AFRALO representatives to
> the ALAC
> Dear Alan,
> Please may I know why my attached NOMINATION is not circulating in
> the Afri-ALS's list?
> Alan Levin <alan at isoc.org.za> wrote:
> Dear all,
> Yesterday (24 March 2007) we met in Lisbon at the ICANN meeting.
> There were extensive discussions on the election of two new ALAC
> representatives. This email is to make a final appeal for nominations
> in accordance with the AFRALO nominations process - as agreed at the
> meeting - and found at URL: https://st.icann.org/afralo/index.cgi?
> New deadline: Tuesday 27 March, 09h00 Lisbon time.
> Minimum participation criteria for ALAC (RALO expectations) were
> agreed as:
> * Attend 50% of ICANN meetings
> * Attend 50% of ALAC teleconferences
> * Send written feedback to ALSs after every meeting on:
> o participation of other African ALAC members
> o new issues
> o update on previous issues
> Applications: Please send your Statement of Interest (SOI) in
> accordance with the format agreed to afri-als at atlarge-lists.icann.org
> The format for applications is described at URL: https://st.icann.org/
> for African ALAC election
> SECTION A. Identifying and Contact Information
> (A.1) Your name: first name, FAMILY NAME (in capital letters).
> (A.2) Male/Female?
> (A.3) How did you hear about the AFRALO?
> (A.4) Your e-mail address.
> (A.5) Your telephone number(s).
> Please include country and city/area codes and indicate your
> preferred contact number.
> (A.6) Your country of citizenship.
> If you hold multiple citizenships please state all.
> (A.7) Your country of residence.
> SECTION B. Education and Professional Background
> (B.1) Provide details of your current job, title, employer or
> affiliation. Please refer to Note 3
> (B.2) Describe your educational background and past professional
> positions. Please refer to Note 4
> (B.3) Describe any current and past volunteer positions, roles and
> accomplishments. We are particularly interested in board or similar
> directorship and committee experience.
> (B.4) If you have a personal web page, you may wish to provide a link
> to it here:
> SECTION C. Internet Involvement and Interest in ICANN
> This section asks questions that will tell us specifically about your
> candidacy, how your experience makes you suitable for the position(s)
> you would like to be considered for, the qualities you will bring to
> ICANN and how you will help ICANN over the coming years. Although
> detailed knowledge and involvement in ICANN is not a prerequisite,
> the following questions will help put your experience with ICANN and
> the Internet into perspective.
> (C.1) Describe how you meet the criteria for the ALAC.
> (C.2) Describe current and past involvement in, contributions to, and
> leadership roles in activities and organizations involved in the
> development and operation of the Internet, its naming and addressing
> infrastructure and/or its security and stability.
> (C.3) Provide a statement about what you would contribute in your
> desired leadership position(s) to the ALAC.
> (C.4) Is there any additional information you would like to submit
> that would be helpful to the AFRALO in making its decision? If so,
> please summarize it here:
> SECTION D. References
> This section asks for additional information about your candidacy,
> the names of people who you would like to provide references, and
> information indicating you agree to due diligence and any other
> checks ICANN may carry out.
> (D.1) Conflicts of interest with ICANN. Please indicate clearly if
> you have any areas of actual potential conflicts with ICANN. Actual
> and potential conflicts of interest will not necessarily be
> (D.2) All positions are voluntary and require a significant
> commitment of time and energy. Please read carefully the description
> of the time commitment required in the "Leadership Positions"
> Is your schedule of activities compatible with a significant
> allocation of time to contribute to the positions that you are
> looking for?
> Please indicate Yes or No:
> [ ] YES [ ] NO
> (D.3) Please provide the names of no less than 3 and no more than 4
> people who can provide a reference for your candidacy. AFRALO will
> send a copy of your SOI to each of the people you name as a reference.
> Please provide the person's name, e-mail address, telephone number,
> professional position, and a brief description of your relationship
> with them. Please ask the person before including their name as a
> reference and inform them that you have submitted this SOI. Please
> refer to Note 10
> SECTION E. Consent and Authorisation
> (E.1) Under the AFRALO's procedures, your candidacy will be treated
> as confidential unless you give the AFRALO your permission to
> disclose it or unless the AFRALO is consulting your references and
> conducting third-party reference checks from selected sources on a
> confidential basis. Third party checks may also be required as part
> of a due diligence process necessary before we can accept candidates
> for leadership positions in ICANN.
> Once selections are made, the AFRALO will make the identities of only
> the Selected Nominees public. Although the AFRALO will take
> reasonable steps to ensure that its confidentiality procedures are
> followed, Candidates and Selected Nominees shall have no claims
> against ICANN, the AFRALO, or affiliated persons in the event
> information is disclosed despite our adherence to these procedures.
> You also authorize the AFRALO to consult with your references, to
> investigate other information publicly available about you, and to
> conduct additional third-party reference checks. You will not be
> entitled to review or access any of the information received,
> obtained, generated, or considered by the AFRALO regarding any
> Candidate or Selected Nominee, or any of the AFRALO's discussions or
> deliberations regarding any Candidate or Selected Nominees.
> Candidates and Selected Nominees have no right to challenge or seek
> review of the AFRALO's selections.
> Please indicate that you understand this statement (E.1) and agree to
> become a candidate under the conditions described above. Please
> indicate Yes or No:
> [ ] YES, I understand this statement and agree to these conditions
> [ ] NO, I do not agree to these conditions
> (E.2) Interim vacancies in 2008
> If you are NOT selected this year for any of the preferences
> indicated in (A.2) above, would you permit the secretary of this
> year's AFRALO to retain your name (based on the same preferences) and
> transfer your SOI to the secretary of the 2008 AFRALO for possible
> consideration in the event that a mid-year vacancy occurs? Please
> indicate Yes or No:
> [ ] YES [ ] NO
> This option may be exercised only in the event that a mid-term
> vacancy occurs and does not mean you will be included in the pool of
> candidates for regular term positions next year. To be considered by
> the 2008 AFRALO for a regular vacancy you would need to apply again.
> The AFRALO values your interest in being a candidate for the
> positions it is charged to fill. We expect and rely upon your
> integrity in presenting your qualifications and experience. We
> appreciate your significant effort in completing this SOI.
> We look forward to receiving any applications and comments.
> Interim Secretary - African RALO
> Alan Levin - Chairman
> Internet Society of South Africa
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